Since 1997 Dr. Dollinger has been Head of HR for the Erste Bank Group. Prior to that, beginning in 1992, he was Head of HR of the Die Erste Austrian Spar-Casse AG. In 1972 he was entered into the Federal Chamber of Commerce. Having studied law at the University of Vienna, Dr. Dollinger received his postgraduate degree from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. He also completed the course of international studies.